SN75160B Octal General-Purpose Interface Bus Transceiver |


Octal General-Purpose Interface Bus Transceiver

Octal General-Purpose Interface Bus Transceiver - SN75160B


The SN75160B 8-channel general-purpose interface bus (GPIB) transceiver is a monolithic, high-speed, low-power Schottky device designed for two-way data communications over single-ended transmission lines. It is designed to meet the requirements of IEEE Standard 488-1978. The transceiver features driver outputs that can be operated in either the passive-pullup or 3-state mode. If talk enable (TE) is high, these ports have the characteristics of passive-pullup outputs when pullup enable (PE) is low and of 3-state outputs when PE is high. Taking TE low places these ports in the high-impedance state. The driver outputs are designed to handle loads up to 48 mA of sink current.

Output glitches during power up and power down are eliminated by an internal circuit that disables both the bus and receiver outputs. The outputs do not load the bus when VCC = 0. When combined with the SN75161B or SN75162B management bus transceivers, the pair provides the complete 16-wire interface for the IEEE-488 bus.

The SN75160B is characterized for operation from 0°C to 70°C.



  • 8-Channel Bidirectional Transceiver
  • Power-Up/Power-Down Protection
    (Glitch Free)
  • High-Speed, Low-Power Schottky Circuitry
  • Low Power Dissipation . . . 72 mW Max Per Channel
  • Fast Propagation Times . . . 22 ns Max
  • High-Impedance pnp Inputs
  • Receiver Hysteresis . . . 650 mV Typ
  • Open-Collector Driver Output Option
  • No Loading of Bus When Device Is Powered Down (VCC = 0)

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Supply Voltage(s) (V)
ICC (Max) (mA)
Drivers per package
Receivers per package
Operating temperature range (C)
Package Group
SN75160B SN75161B
5     5    
110     110    
8     8    
8     8    
0 to 70     0 to 70    
PDIP | 20
SOIC | 20    
PDIP | 20
SOIC | 20